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CHRISTIANSTED — One of the most memorable calypso songs of days gone by was “Archie Buck Dem Up,” written by St. Croix calypsonian Prince Galloway. The song celebrated great Virgin Island bandleader Archie Thomas (1919–2002) and it went on to be one of the most popular songs of its time,

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MISSING SINCE JUNE: Jerome Christian CHRISTIANSTED — Police are asking for the public’s help to find out if they have seen a 31-year-old St. Croix man who has been missing since June. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Jerome Christian was last seen during the month of June

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              AUTHOR: Melanie Myers By MELANIE MYERS/Special to the V.I. Free Press NEW YORK — When music artist Kehlani posted photos of herself after her suicide attempt on Instagram, she was bombarded with backlash on the post itself as well as on Twitter and

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The Ameriflight jet with nose down. PHILIPSBURG — An airplane flying United Parcel Service (UPS) mail into Sint Maarten from Puerto Rico had to make an emergency landing after the crew was unable to extend its nose landing gear this weekend. According to the Aviation Herald, an Ameriflight Swearingen SA-227

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FREDERIKSTED — A concerned citizen put on the alert by a foul smell discovered a dead body on an abandoned property in Estate Whim on Thursday afternoon, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police about 12:02 p.m. Thursday to investigate a “suspicious odor” in Whim at a

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 MISSING TEEN: Kiara Fahie CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are asking for the public’s help to find a missing minor from the British Virgin Islands. Police said that 16-year-old Kiara Fahie was last seen on Monday, August 1 near Estate Frydenhoj wearing a long black and white animal

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Health Commissioner Michelle Davis CHRISTIANSTED — Health Commissioner Dr. Michelle Davis met with protesting Emergency Medical Service technicians as they held an impromptu job action in front of the Charles Harwood Hospital in Estate Richmond on Thursday afternoon. The EMS job action was broadcast live via Facebook and shared with

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MISSING SINCE 2015: Zelma Vernica Taylor FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it needs your help to locate a missing person Zelma Vernica Taylor. Taylor is 38-year-old black woman with a dark brown complexion with short black hair and glasses. She stands 5-feet,2-inches tall, weighs about 240 pounds with short black

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King Christian Hotel in downtown Christiansted CHRISTIANSTED — An eight-year-old girl drowned in a downtown hotel pool while attending a birthday party on the waterfront, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On June 25, police with the C Command Unit in Christiansted were dispatched at 11:17 a.m. at the King

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      FOUND DEAD: Manfred Dittrich CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An 80-year-old man with ties to the sea was found dead on dock off of Yacht Haven Grande late Sunday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On Sunday, June 19, about 10:22 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center transmitted that a male individual that

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